Schedule

Week 1 / January 12

Lecture & discussion
Introductions and course overview >> survey
What is DH?
What about digital editions?

Lab
Digital editions review
How the web works: basic HTML + CSS
Text editors

Readings
HTML intro

Assignment
Finish HTML activity. Email HTML and CSS files to Prof. Brooks by 8am on 1/18.

Slides


Week 2 / January 19

Lecture & Discussion
Reading response + discussion on McGann article
Text Encoding and XML

Lab
Review HTML assignment
XML practice
Oxygen setup

Reading
McGann, Jerome. “The Future is Digital.” Journal of Victorian Culture 13.1 (2008): 80- 88.

Renear, Allen H. “Text Encoding.” A Companion to Digital Humanities (2004)

What is XML and Why Should Humanists Care? An Even Gentler Introduction to XML

Assignment
Finish recipe encoding exercise. Email well-formed XML to Prof. Brooks by 8am 1/25/16.

Slides


Week 3 / January 26

Lecture & Discussion
Document Analysis

Lab
Document analysis

Reading
Document analysis worksheet
Document analysis for schema design
A VERY short introduction to document analysis
Szpiech, Ryan. “Cracking the Code: Reflections on Manuscripts in the Age of Digital Books.” Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures 3.1 (2014): 75-100.

Assignment
Oxygen installation. See Sakai.

Slides
Sample manuscript


Week 4 / February 2

Lecture & Discussion
Intro to TEI

Lab
TEI
Oxygen workshop

Reading
TEI by Example Module 0
Questions and Answers for TEI Newcomers
Cummings, James. “The Text Encoding Initiative and the Study of Literature.” A Companion to Digital Humanities (2004)

Assignment
Finish in-class TEI activities. Email to Prof. Brooks by 8am on 2/8.

Slides


Week 5 / February 9

Lecture & Discussion
Homework review
TEI for verse

Lab
Scansion practice and encoding

Readings

Assignment
Manuscript analysis assignment due 2/11 by 5pm.

Slides


Week 6 / February 16

Lecture & Discussion
teiHeader and metadata

Lab
teiHeader

Readings
TEI By Example Module 2
TEI Module 2: teiHeader

Assignment

Slides


WINTER BREAK! / February 23


Week 7 / March 1

Lecture & Discussion
Guest Speaker: Brandon Walsh, Mellon Digital Humanities Fellow
Slides


Week 8 / March 8

teiHeader + project prep

Slides

Assignment
teiHeader due 3/14 by 8am.


Week 9 / March 15

Text body encoding
Assignment
Text body due 3/21 by 8am.

Slides
Huon d’Auvergne Encoding Guidelines


Week 10 / March 22

Publishing TEI

Assignment
Web presentation due March 28th by 8am


Week 11 / March 29

Wrapping Up / Publishing TEI: TAPAS / The Wider World of Undergraduate Scholarship and Digital Humanities
Guest: Diane Jakacki
Slides

Assignment
Final project (all revisions) due 4/4 by 8am.


Week 12 / April 5

No DH 190 meeting. Sarah Schaffer ’16 will present in FREN 341.

4/7 Presentations in FREN 341

Assignment
Post-project analysis due Friday 5pm, end of finals week.